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Transgenic Sexing System for Genetic Control of Australian Sheep Blow Fly
The New World screwworm and the Australian sheep blow fly Lucilia cuprina are devastating pests of livestock....
Sheep Genome Reveals Secrets of Wool and Forage Digestion
A large international team of researchers has completed the sequence of the sheep genome, to be published in Science today in a study...
Gene Study Shows How Sheep First Separated from Goats
Scientists have cracked the genetic code of sheep to reveal how they became a distinct species from goats around four million years...
New Zealand Lamb Prices Expected to Rise
Constrained supply, growing Asian demand and a pick-up in European demand are expected to lift prices, according to the latest Situation...
What’s in the Sheep Genome? Wool See
After eight years of work, researchers have completed the first sequencing of the entire sheep genome....
Think About Lambs in Run up to Weaning
When lambs over eight weeks of age are growing at less than 200g per day, weaning them and moving them to better quality feed should...
Goat Meat Production in Georgia
Goats are the most widely-dispersed meat animals and have been raised for centuries to provide meat, milk, fibre (mohair and cashmere)...
Managing White Clover Levels in Pasture
By late spring the optimum level of white clover in pasture is 30% of the dry matter. With the right management, it can then reach...
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